Arizona Ear, Nose & Throat Physicians
phone:  (623) 975-1660
fax:  (623) 584-4282

Our team of specialists and staff believe that informed patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well being. For your personal use, we have created an extensive patient library covering an array of educational topics. Browse through these diagnoses and treatments to learn more about topics of interest to you. Or, for a more comprehensive search of our entire Web site, enter your term(s) in the search bar provided.

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...   Breathing Problems The nose serves three primary functions: to warm, humidify and filter air as it passes into the body...

What Could Be Causing Your Breathing Problems?
Do you have breathing problems such as wheezing, shortness of breath, a chronically stuffed nose, or throat tightness...

What Could Be Causing Your Breathing Problems?
...Breathing problems can be distressing and it’s important to understand when symptoms warrant seeing an otolaryngologist for a proper evaluation...

What is Rhinoplasty?
... If you want to find out more about whether a rhinoplasty may alleviate your breathing problems then it’s time to talk to an ENT expert who can examine your nose and determine whether you are an ideal candidate...

Types of Breathing Problems
... As you might imagine, most breathing problems are associated with lung or respiratory conditions...

GERD and LPR
...And sometimes, adult patients may experience symptoms related to either GERD or LPR like: Heartburn Belching Regurgitation (a surge or rush back) of stomach contents Frequent throat clearing or coughing Excess mucus A bitter taste A sensation of burning or throat soreness Something “stuck” or a “lump” in the back of the throat Hoarseness or change in voice Difficulty swallowing Drainage down the back of the nose (post-nasal drip) Choking episodes (can sometimes awaken from sleep) Difficulty breathing, if the voice box is affected Signs in infants and children are different from adults and may include: Breathing problems such as a cough, hoarseness, noisy breathing, or asthma Pauses in breathing (apnea) or snoring when sleeping Feeding difficulty (spitting up) Turning blue (cyanosis) Choking Apparent life-threatening event where there is arching of the back while in distress Trouble gaining weight or growing What Causes GERD and LPR...

Tonsils and Adenoids
...These infections can contribute to breathing problems, nasal obstruction and swallowing difficulties, and sleep problems...

Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
... Complications include failure to gain weight, bleeding, breathing problems, hoarseness, and/or inflammation of the esophagus, known as esophagitis...

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Sun City West Office

623-975-1660
13949 W Meeker Blvd Ste CSun City West, AZ 85375-4424